Yasmeen Hassan

Anchor/Producer 6:30 News

"I'm honored to be able tell people's stories and be a part of this community."

She grew up all over the East Coast, but went to school in Tucson at the University of Arizona (Bear Down!). After graduating, Yasmeen moved to Phoenix to work in television, producing and reporting for Good Morning Arizona. She is excited about meeting new people, facing new challenges, and taking in everything that the Tri-Cities area has to offer. Yasmeen says the best part of her job is connecting to the community everyday.   YasmeenH@kvewtv.com @YasmeenKAPPKVEW https://www.facebook.com/YasmeenNews

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Officials Ask That Wildfire Donations Stop

Fire Donations

Officials in north-central Washington are thankful for the donations that poured into the area after the largest wildfire in the state's history destroyed hundreds of homes and burned hundreds of square miles.
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Benton City Teen Pleads Guilty to Murder

Noah Matlack

A Benton City teenager admits to stabbing a 55 year old man behind a church storage shed.
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Washington Wildfires Have Cost $50 Million So Far

Wildfire

The cost of fighting this season's wildfires in Washington, including the largest one in the state's history, has crossed the $50 million mark.
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Inmate Escape Short Lived

inmate escape

A 29-year-old man managed to escape from the Grant County jail on Sunday, but was apprehended less than three hours later.
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3.6 Earthquake Shakes Up Puget Sound

Earthquake

A 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook up the central Puget Sound area Monday morning.
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Helicopter Crash in Wenatchee

breaking news

A helicopter has crashed in Wenatchee.
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Washington Health Exchange Glitches Affect 6,000

Washington Healthplanfinder

At least 6,000 people who bought health insurance through Washington's new exchange are having trouble using that coverage because of computer glitches with the new program.
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Rainfall & other Factors Triggered Washington Slide

Oso mudslide

A team of scientists says intense rainfall likely played a major role in triggering a deadly landslide in the state of Washington.
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Mariners to Salute Oso Rescuers

Mariners Logo

The Seattle Mariners say they will pay tribute to the resilience of the people who live between Arlington and Darrington, as well as volunteers and first responders to the Oso mudslide.
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More Burned Housing Found in Oregon Fire

Wildfire

A Klamath County wildfire was more destructive than authorities initially believed.
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Washington State Unemployment Rate Falls

Jobs

Washington state's unemployment rate fell to 5.8 percent last month, the lowest it has been in six years.
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Lightning Bolts Start Oregon Fires

Wildfire Graphic

Lightning struck Oregon more than 6,000 times Sunday and Monday, touching off small fires by the dozens.
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Human Remains Found Near Highway 204 in Umatilla County

Crime Tape

The Umatilla County Sheriff's Office is investigating human remains found near Highway 204.
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Names Released in Spokane Medical Complex Shooting

Medical Complex Shooting

The Spokane County Medical Examiner has released the identity of a woman shot and killed by her husband at a medical complex.
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New State Rules on Fish Consumption

Fish Farm

Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing to dramatically increase the fish consumption rate that partly drives water quality standards in the state.
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Seattle Moves Closer to Lifting Cap on Rideshares

Uber cabs

Seattle has moved one step closer to lifting the cap on rideshare cars allowed to pick up passengers alongside traditional taxi companies.
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2 Private Planes Collide Near Idaho Airstrip

breaking news

U.S. Forest Service officials say two small private planes collided in midair near a central Idaho airstrip.
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List of Pot Shop Locations in Washington State

Marijuana license application

Washington state's first recreational marijuana stores open for business this week.
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DOE to Clean Up Nuclear Accident Site

Hanford Site

Workers are preparing to enter one of the most dangerous rooms on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
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Washington Attorney General Sues Over Phony Fee

Scam Alert

Nearly 3,000 businesses in Washington may receive refunds of a $125 fee they mistakenly paid, thinking it was a government requirement.
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